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War with the Newts.

Karel ДЊapek

War with the Newts.

by Karel ДЊapek

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Published by Berkley Pub. Corp. in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by M. & R. Weatherall.
SeriesA Berkley medallion book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG5038 C3 V33 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination241p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18449931M

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War with the Newts (Valka s mloky in the original Czech), also translated as War with the Salamanders, is a satirical science fiction story by Czech author Download free Ebook PDF On our site we have the best collection of books, descriptions, reviews of the books and their authors.   War with the Newts is an immersive experience, an in-depth look into the world of newts in the same way that Moby Dick is for whales. And now that I have read the book, now that I have had this experience, I can say that, in the event of war, I am firmly with the newts.


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Despite being first published in the s -- and in a country I know very little about, to boot -- it's a surprisingly entertaining novel, a cutting critique of society and world culture at its time, and a biting attack on unchecked capitalism and human greed that still resonates today/5.

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povondra blames himself; the author talks to himself. War With the Newts is entertaining but, first published init is also a penetrating dissection of the late s. November External links: buy from or - share this review on Facebook or Twitter Related reviews: more science fiction.

The plot of War with the Newts is comparatively simple. What makes the book provocative and memorable are its multiple satiric targets and wealth of satiric detail. The story opens with J. van. Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors.

For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Karel Capek which are The Absolute at Large and The War with the Newts.

Karel Čapek was a Czech writer, playwright and critic. Set against the rise of Nazism (War with the Newts was written in ), mankind discover a new, intelligent, sea dwelling race of salamander living in the Pacific ocean. As you might expect this race is quickly and ruthlessly exploited and enslaved however eventually the Newts learn as much as they need to rebel against their captors hence the title "War with the Newts".5/5.

Inthe great Czech antifascist writer Karel Capek published his book The War with the Newts, which brilliantly satirized the policies of the Allies in appeasing Hitler. War with the Newts (Válka s mloky in the original Czech), also translated as War with the Salamanders, is a satirical science fiction novel by Czech author Karel Čapek.

It concerns the discovery in the Pacific of a sea-dwelling race, an intelligent breed of newts, who are initially enslaved and exploited.

Karel Capek is best known abroad for his plays, but at home he is also revered as an accomplished novelist, short-story writer, essayist, and writer of political articles. His bitingly satirical novel The War with the Newts () reveals his understanding of the possible consequences of scientific advance.4/5(24).

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Working in. Karel Capek () was a central figure in pre-War Czech culture and a social satirist and science-fiction writer of genius. His major works include War with the Newts, The Makropoulos Affair (the basis for Janacek's opera), Nine Fairy Tales: And One More Thrown in for Good Measure, Insect Play and R.U.R., which introduced the term 'robot'/5(76).

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War with the Newts Karel Capek Working in the fantastic satiric tradition of Wells, Orwell, and Vonnegut, Karel Capek chronicles the discovery of a colony of highly intelligent giant salamanders on an Indonesian island.

“War With the Newts,” published inis a funny, bizarre, dystopian masterpiece, and Capek deserves a place on the Mount Rushmore of authorial Author: Ben Dolnick.Inthe great Czech antifascist writer Karel Capek published his book The War with the Newts, which brilliantly satirized the policies of the Allies in appeasing Hitler.

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